So I tried taking pics outside today given the weather was glorious and they're better than my usual efforts but I think the main problem is that the camera is just sooooo old!
Anyway here's the pics (the fabric colour is quite washed out - it's a lovely lilac IRL):
Both sides of what will end up as the bag:
A close up of the stitching (you can see the sequencing on the birds)
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